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I went to the doctor a week ago and she told me I had shingles next to my right eye. I'm now experiencing aching pain all over my body. What's wrong?

I went to the doctor a week ago and she told me I had shingles next to my right eye. I'm now experiencing aching pain all over my body. What's wrong?

Herpes: This can either be herpes simplex or herpes zoster. It is not uncommon to get flu like symptoms during the active stage of these infections. You should see you primary care physician and he may decide to treat you with an anti viral or refer you to an ophthalmologist if the infection is close to the eye. ...Read more

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I have a constant ache/pain above my right eye on my fore head and is sensitive when pressed or touched and am unsure what it is?

I have a constant ache/pain above my right eye on my fore head and is sensitive when pressed or touched and am unsure what it is?

Forehead pain: Sinus infection is but one POSSIBILITY. Migraine is another. There are others. Please see your doc for diagnosis and treatment. Peace and good health. ...Read more

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My right eye drys up. So I use drops and feels sore?

My right eye drys up. So I use drops and feels sore?

Tired Eye: Dry eye is common. Trick is to rejuvenate tear film (has 3parts) apply heat to eyelids without burning your skin (hot towel in hot water; avoid pushing on eye); re-heating when towel gets cold (like hot towel push ups), it will open the meibomian gland and use artificial tears 4x/day. See eyemd otherwise. Good luck; see my blog for full instructions: step ladder approach for dry eye. ...Read more

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My left side of my head aches and my right eye is blurry, is this serious?

My left side of my head aches and my right eye is blurry, is this serious?

Needs immediate eval: Such symptoms could occur in closed angle glaucoma, or serious inflammation in the eye, brain vascular or tumors, in errors of refraction, temporal arterits and migraine. Hard to tell with information of your age and medical history ...Read more

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Head ache when I woke up and it hurts in the interior of the right eye?

Head ache when I woke up and it hurts in the interior of the right eye?

There are many: Causes for headaches, some are benign others are more serious. You should seek care sooner as opposed to later if you have any visual disturbances, this headache worsens or is different from other headaches you have had in the past. ...Read more

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I've an ache on my right eye, I guess tiredness causes this ache. What should I do?

I've an ache on my right eye, I guess tiredness causes this ache. What should I do?

Ache: Try using a soothing eye drop that your pharmacist can recommend. If this does not help see your doctor ...Read more

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I have a headache on my right side of my head and my right eye feels sore. What is happening?

I have a headache on my right side of my head and my right eye feels sore. What is happening?

Complex: Depending on your age serious condition like temporal arteritis---but a varient of cluster headache give autonomic symptoms--this kind of headache need more evaluation by doctor. ...Read more

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I have a sore on the right side of my right eye, it's been there for 2 weeks, seems like getting worse. It's itchy sometimes.

I have a sore on the right side of my right eye, it's been there for 2 weeks, seems like getting worse. It's itchy sometimes.

Eyelid inflammation: Sore in the eye itself you will need medical attention sore in the eye lid can be from different causes as styles or inflammation in the eye lids with itchiness and scales or can result in infection with style formation, other causes can be skin conditions as rosacea or seborrheic dermatitis you may ask pharmacist for advise or seek medical attention, http://patient. Info/print/4208 ...Read more

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My right eye feels like its having a headache of its own. So I guess an eye ache? What may it be and what can I do to relieve it?

My right eye feels like its having a headache of its own. So I guess an eye ache? What may it be and what can I do to relieve it?

Eye pain: Could be referred pain from a headache or sinus problem, or an ocular problem such as iritis, a corneal problem, or increased eye pressure. Must have it evaluated by an ophthalmologist. ...Read more

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I have little white bumps on the corner of my right eye. It isn't affecting my vision, but is sore and slightly painful to the touch. What could it be?

I have little white bumps on the corner of my right eye. It isn't affecting my vision, but is sore and slightly painful to the touch. What could it be?

Eyeball or lid?: If the little white bumps are on the edge of the lid, it could be blepharitis/meibomian gland dysfunction. Try hot compresses and gentle q-tip scrubs after a shower to try to get rid of these. An ophthalmologist (eye md) can help if this doesn't work. If the bumps are on your eyeball, they may be a pingueculae, which are benign and found at the 3:00 and 9:00 positions next to your cornea. ...Read more

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My right eye is red but its not itchy it feels sore. Is it too much watching television or playing computer?

My right eye is red but its not itchy it feels sore. Is it too much watching television or playing computer?

Many reasons!: It could be simple dry eyes, and it could be iritis. Use some artificial tears and see if it helps. If it does, great, keep using it. If it doesn't, you really should be seen by an ophthalmologist! ...Read more

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Right eye red sore puffy after shower with only water in face every day?

Right eye red sore puffy after shower with only water in face every day?

Explanation: What about contacts or some nasal congestion? If you using contacts you need take them away for few days. If nasal congestion present you can use Day and NiteQuil for week. If no other symptoms you need to see doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

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My left side of my head aches and my right eye has gone blurry. Is this serious? Diabetes also runs in my family.

My left side of my head aches and my right eye has gone blurry. Is this serious? Diabetes also runs in my family.

Blurred vision: With your blurry eye you must see an ophthalmologist! You might also benefit from seeing a neurologist about the left sided headache. I doubt these complaints are related to diabetes but that is easy to tell with a finger-stick blood test. ...Read more

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I often get an ache or stabbing type pain behind my right eye but the ophthalmologist says there's nothing wrong. What could cause this?

I often get an ache or stabbing type pain behind my right eye but the ophthalmologist says there's nothing wrong. What could cause this?

Retro orbit pain: These are difficult to diagnose. In a normal ophthalmogic exam, pain behind the eye may be referred or from an orbital disease process. Sinusitis, neck pain, bruxism, ear pain, upper molar pain, and many others that are facial pain disorders that may arise from neurological conditions like migraine, tic doulereaux. A consult with a neurologist may be helpful if this problem is persisting. ...Read more

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My husband right eye very red inside of the white. Look like blood But he said no pain or sore. He just shocked yesterday of his eye turning very red?

My husband right eye very red inside of the white. Look like blood But he said no pain or sore. He just shocked yesterday of his eye turning very red?

Conjunctival blood: This sounds like a spontaneous subconjunctival hemorrhage, i.e. bleeding under the conjunctiva, the superficial lining over the eye. Typically it is painless and shows up with no apparent injury -- usually the result of rubbing the eye. It's harmless and will clear up on its own. In fact, it can clear amazingly fast -- after a day or two it will suddenly be gone. See MD if it doesn't. ...Read more

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My right eye, above the plica semilunaris, is red and sore. What should I do?

My right eye, above the plica semilunaris, is red and sore. What should I do?

See an Eye MD: Only an examination can determine what is wrong. Schedule an appointment with an ophthalmologist (eye md). ...Read more